AUSTIN -- For the week ending Jan. 11, Texas feeder cattle auction prices through mid-week were mostly $3 to $15 higher per hundredweight (cwt) compared to their last sales prior to the holidays, with a few as much as $25 higher. Auctions later in the week were steady to $3 higher compared to the previous week. Texas direct feeder cattle prices were steady to $2 higher compared to a week ago. . . .